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Thomas Shane Smith

Thomas Shane Smith

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family

About Me

Shane Smith joined the law firm of White Arnold & Dowd P.C. in 2010. His practice is devoted to family law, assisting and representing individuals in complex matrimonial matters, including those with personal or business assets and custody disputes. Formerly a staff attorney with Legal Services Alabama, Shane has broad experience in domestic relations, domestic abuse, child custody, and paternity and child support issues.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Divorce & Separation: 80%
    8 years
  2. Family: 20%
    8 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason James Bonar

    Shane is a fine attorney, I endorse him.


    Jason Bonar Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

White Arnold & Dowd PC

2025 3rd Ave N Ste 500
Birmingham, AL, 35203-3331


ALAuthorized to practice law200707/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWhite Arnold & Dowd P.C.2010 - Present
AttorneyLegal Services Alabama2008 - 2010
Clinical CoordinatorBirmingham Neuropsychology2003 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alabama State Bar, Family Law SectionSecretary2013 - 2014
Alabama State Bar, Family Law SectionDirector2012 - 2013
Birmingham Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Alabama State BarMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Birmingham School of Law (Birmingham, AL)LawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Southern MississippiPsychologyMasters2002
Auburn UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Hunstville, Alabama Roadshow CLEFamily Law Section2013
Divorce on the BeachDomestic Violence2011